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Centre International Du Vitrail

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If you like stained glass

If you are in any way interested not only in medieval stained glass but also modern art, this is... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
chefvogts
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Nashville, Tennessee
Ancient and Modern

The stained glass was beautiful. I loved the historical section but down in the crypt, where the... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
ElkeArt
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Westwood, New Jersey
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

If you are in any way interested not only in medieval stained glass but also modern art, this is the place. Nice historical timeline of stained glass techniques. Some of the modern stained glasswork is also amazing

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

The stained glass was beautiful. I loved the historical section but down in the crypt, where the new work is was so much fun and amazing. Very inspiring and beautiful. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElkeArt
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Very well organised museum; recommend taking a tour of the Cathederal first. Above average price and the staff seemed pre-occupied chatting to friends and other staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

We were lucky enough to visit during an exhibition of modern works by international glass artists which was just fabulous. The receptionist and teacher in the school workshops were very friendly and made our visit most enjoyable - Merci a vous !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan L
Reviewed July 6, 2018

The museum is housedin a lovely old timbered building, wonderful beamed ceilings. Go below ground to see more of the exhibition, 3 floors down, and be amazed at the great hall the size of a cathedral. The museum offers a lot of insight and history...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Wonderful display of Stain Glass window from all periods. A special bonus is the studio where cutting the colored glass is being cut.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dudley H
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Equally important as seeing the cathedral, the nearby center offers a great insight into the medieval culture and glass arts. We were impressed by an expedition featuring "light" & modern stain glass artist.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank joepaulsenngoro2
Reviewed October 25, 2016

This is an interesting place to visit if you have an interest in stained glass. The museum is located in a very old but restored building. It mainly consists of a lot of modern stained glass exhibits, some of which are quite impressive, and diagrams...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Steve O
Reviewed October 22, 2016

A shop with old and new stained glass in all sizes. Craft making materials available. Some very traditional work but others with much whimsy.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank frequentraveler13
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Located in a beautifully restored huge grain store this centre for stained glass was really intestering to visit. The building itself is amazing, the interpretation and display of religious stained glass very informative but the best part was the basement displays of contemporary stained glass...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank amiablea2016
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